Detectives Searching for Human Remains in Holmes Run, Lemon Road Parks

March 1, 2017 12:38 PM0 comments

Acting on recently received information, detectives are searching for human remains in two Fairfax County parks, police said Wednesday. The areas being searched are on the grounds of Holmes Run Park, near the 6000 block of Crater Place, and around Lemon Road Park, in the Falls Church area of the […]

Read more ›

F.C. School Board Votes 4-3 to Seek 3.7% Budget Increase from Council

February 28, 2017 11:21 PM0 comments

Faced by a deadline and in a highly uncommon development, the Falls Church School Board cast a split vote, 4-3, to approve its annual budget request that will be passed onto the F.C. City Manager and City Council.

Read more ›

Falls Church Cherry Blossoms Already in Bloom

3:49 PM0 comments

With temperatures hitting near-record highs last week and the spring-like weather continuing through today, cherry blossom trees in the Little City have already begun to bloom.

Read more ›

Ruth Diehl, Formerly of Falls Church, Dies at 95

12:05 PM0 comments

Ruth T. Diehl, 95, of Woodbury, MN, formerly of Falls Church, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl. Ruth is survived by her children, Roger (Denise) Diehl and Carolyn (Herb) Winslow; grandchildren, Kimberly Diehl, David Diehl, Katy […]

Read more ›

F.C. Mayor Issues Forceful Statement On Henderson Teacher Molestation Charges

February 27, 2017 11:40 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church Mayor David Tarter began Monday night’s meeting of the Falls Church City Council by reading a forceful statement in wake of sexual abuse charges against Henderson Middle School teacher Jose Daniel Estrada, arrested last week and charged with molesting two female students.

Read more ›

Rep. Beyer Chosen Vice-Ranking Science Committee

February 22, 2017 9:34 PM0 comments

The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology unanimously chose Don Beyer to serve as Vice-Ranking Member of the Committee last week. His selection for a leadership position comes as Beyer has mounted high profile challenges to the Committee’s Republican majority over the Environmental Protection Agency and the Trump […]

Read more ›

F.C. Chief Warns Vs. News-Press Vandalism & Theft

9:33 PM0 comments

Chief of Police Mary Gavin of the Falls Church Police Department issued a public statement Wednesday seeking the public’s help to identify persons engaged in acts of vandalism and theft against the Falls Church News-Press. Her statement reads, “The City of Falls Church Police need your help. Unidentified perpetrators are reportedly […]

Read more ›

ADU Available at Pearson Square

9:30 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Department of Housing and Human Services has announced that an Affordable Dwelling Unit, or ADU, is available for rent at Pearson Square, 410 S. Maple Avenue, F.C. for $1,140 per month, plus utilities and fees. The unit is a one bedroom, one bathroom apartment and is available […]

Read more ›

Kaine Gains Audience With Pope in Rome

9:28 PM0 comments

Wednesday, Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine attended a general audience with Pope Francis in Vatican City and spoke with the Pope about the Holy See’s work to address the global refugee and migrant crisis. “I had a chance to visit with Pope Francis to discuss the global crisis of refugees […]

Read more ›

Fairfax Officer On Restricted Duty After Falls Church Crash

9:35 PM0 comments

A Fairfax County Police officer has been placed on restricted duty after being involved in a Falls Church car crash that left one person in the hospital last Saturday. Police say the officer, who has been with the department for two years, was responding to a call for a disorderly […]

Read more ›
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonGoogle+Google+